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   Daily News (Newspaper) - November 19, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                l i V Pa Exultant Apollo 12 Astronauts alk On Moon In Landing Near Surveyor Conrad Bean Are Busy Setting Up Scientific Lab CENTER Houston The Apollo 13 astro TsmV made an asionlshinr bullseye landing on the Ocean Vtorr oday planted Old Glory and set up a scientific laboratory test immediately sending the moor s secrets back to earth Charles H Pete Conrad The two re Alan Bean exultant and entered their capsule whii as they worked closing the hatch at am the third and fourth EST after settinc a record for Aericas to stride the dusty time wiliclnc the lunar land surface of the toon after a scape Bear spent two hours descent less thar two and 5 minutes or the surface citv blocks frotarget and Conrad three hour and 59 minutes The Apollo H astro nauts longest excursion was two and onehalf hours They had difficulty removing the hot radioactive plutonium that fuels the generator power ing the missions five major experiments Millions of view ers were disappointed when the color television camera conked out halted iunar trunsmis siors The third member of the crew Kiehard Gordon whirled above in lunar orbit and spotted the Intrepid lander on the rim of the crater in which 3 Purveyor 3 robot spacecraft set down two years ago The spirits of the two surface explorers high The 3v yearold Conrad Americas shortest spacemen had a wisecrack as he made he last io4 step down the ladder intrepid before traveling the That iray have been a small one for Neil Armstrong but its A Ion one for me After they cot the experiment package operating the astro nauts set out to explore their surroundings Were looking down at this crater now and it looks rather old Bean radioed to earth Conrad picked up one rock he described as more the gabbro type a larger grained rock Look at that Weve got to have that piece of glass he said a minute later And he asked Bean to come on hold my hand while he bent down to pick it UP It looks like a piev of glass Looks green to me he said Tete and Al were picking UP your hec footprints coiig by tle seismometer ground control told the two astronauts who were like tourists taking pictures and exclaiming about everything they saw Near the end of their moonwalk the astronuats hea vy breathing could be heard Werenot going to have any trouble sleeping tonight Mean said This was the beginning of real scientific exploration of the moon and it kept them hustling lugging out the seismometer and other delicate equipment it was hoped will function for am operiting on nuclear power it began beaming data back to scientists on earth The entire science station would have been without power had they been unable to get the eight pound slug of Plutonium 3S out of a special and omnium cask on tiie Imreptds side They strusrcled to remove It with a special tool and Conrad warned Bean touch that If you touch that thats all she wrote Bean notes At Bean WEATHER Clouiv an1 mild with occasional light rain developing today High T0s Windy and turning colder with rain changing to snow tonight Low in upper 20s to mid 30s Thursday mostly cloudy windy and cold with snow flurries likely High in upper 0s to 30s FrUhiy outlook partly cloudy and cool Probability of precipitation 0 per cent today and tonight and 00 per cent Thursday They finally slipped the Plutonium out mid inserted It In the nuclear generator 1 whistle while 1 work said whistling a few to prove it am Conrad and planted the Stars and Stripes on the lunar surface but the camera problems prevented Americans from watching the moment I hope everybody down there is as proud of it ns we are to put it up Conrad said burying ttie staff Into the soft lunar dust Were proud of what youre doing Houston control radioed back The men became excited over small mounds sticking up out of the ground looks like a small volcano Conrad said Its about four feet high and five feet across Theres a couple of them out here As they plodded the moons light hut of their bulky white space suits became coated with the dust they kicked up with every step Hey youre dirty Conrad told Bean Youre just as dirty Bean replied 1 cant believe it The color camera had troubles in the final weeks before launch Black Interfer ence turned up on screens during tests and the camera was modified until It appeared he problem was indicated on Page BULLETIN WASHINGTON UPI1 The Senate gave final congressional approval today to President Nixons drut lottery bill THE DAILY NEWS VOL ar MOUNT UNION A WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 10 NO250 Linton Gets Off To Good Start As DA her he chalked u a victory in iral Court trial as district at torney A jury of eigni women aad four took orly IS minutes to return a verdict of guilty Ir the case of Ccmn JEW e aid vs enn Street Huntingdon it will be sentenced by Judge Merle HeSrer at Lintor was sworn in by Judge am yesterday and only mi i i No Tax Increase TT i For Huntingdon As Budget Clears Come Frida WASHINGTON A 5304475 CO balanced evening at the regular m Council held in council ch Trustees Librarv o the board held a the librarv budget was given tentative approval last onthly meeting of the Huntingdon Borough imbers i he fiscal blueprint was adoptei with no increase in taxes for the coming year Included in the budget will be monthly payments to mem bers of council The action was taken last night in connect ion with the budget adoption and was ap proved on a fourtothree roll call vote with out going president John T Fleck abstaining Voting for the monthly stipend were CouncilmenGeorgeCorbln C F English Jay Muir and George Smith Opposed to the resolution were Councilrnen Ken neth Decker Llovd Brunner and threemonth controversy over President Nixons nomination of Clement F Haynsvorth Jr to the Supreme Court corner to vote m the Senate it 1 The Sen its1 Ivsins a roll cill vote at that hour chit will determine the fata of Hayns worth 56 Green1 ille SC chief judge of the 4th US Circuit Coun of Appeals It possibly will set the tenor of the court for years Today and Thursday the debate will feature mostly Haynsworth supporters A key one Sen Jolin G Tower R Tex scheduled speaking time today The Ui counted 7 senators CContd OP Page 13 Concrete Batch Plant Erected At Dam iop of the new council in Contd or IS legal counsel for tae defendant of he personnel committee dis ard Tayio the cussc several personnel mat district attorney was one ters with the croup William E c ne witesses Jr chairman of the finanre corrittee brought the IT Adter a charge by operational budge to the 1 l5Sev SCnOOiS Judge HeSner the jury started board tor duscussion tc deliberate at 5S2 pm and Ruth Aucheabach librarian ortc or as INSIDE THE NEWS rponins for the building com mittee chairman Gordon Hav erstock sale that ail cellar win cow paes which were cracked or broken and several frames are now repaired Charles 5 Surket reported on progress which continues in 1J the building financial campaign He is chairman of this com mittee The nominating committee Prices To Along the Juniata Ann Larders27 Classified Ads H i 17 Comics2c Trossword17 chaired by Harold 3 Brumbaugh Editorial Page6 presented suggestions Pennsylvania itory 6 Tne librarians iss Aucrer iociety i Ciuc15 tacn and Alberta Y pre or Page On eek Observance Speech Contest Is M erelyOne Aspect The speaking contest wnich w banquet at tie Alexacdrla focus on rerely one aspect of ccunty 3ut FarmCity vek sched uled in the state for Friday Novemter 21 thrrugr Thursday November 27 Is proclaimed to the entire acri custoess complex which provides farm products arid engages em Lfarming ad farmre lated businesses throughout the Huntiror County farms an nually agricultural pro ducts which bring in casn re ceipts in excess 5SOf mil lion rAlPYING TOPS The lC7 Pennsylvania Crop and Livestock Report lists the iU highJignt the 1969 FarmCity Fire Hail Thursday evening win the agricultural industry in the he ward of education of the Tussey Mountain School District voted last evening raise the price of cafeteria lunches from the present 30 cents to 35 cents beginning in January 1S70 The lunch price increase was necessary to brine the cafeteria operation into the black Des pite an increased amount of gen eral furd support budgeted for the cafeterias when the current budget went into effect the ever increasing cos of food purchases has driven cafeteria operations into the red Supervising Prin cipal Harry A1 corn reported to the board For the first time In 13years in the cafeteria fund was not able to pay back into the general fund labor costs of over 55000 tne administrator told the directors Were running close to S200C per month In the Cortc or Pase 3 Damaged In Accident A singlecar accident early Monday morning caused some 3400 damage to a 135S Chevro let convertible driven by Connie Lee Howell of Huntingdon R D o The accident occurred along the Chilcoat Hollow Road about one and a half miles east of Ribot at a m Monday The driver was traveling west along the road headed toward Petersburg when she was met by a vehicle coming over the hill on her side of the road She swerved the convertible to the right to avoid hitting the other car climbed a small hill and then traveled another 30 to 40 feet before her car crossed the highway smashing into the left bank of the roadway She was not injured in the mis hap State Police of the Huntingdon substation are locking for the second veniclt Investigation Is still under wjf Leafless trees form a backdrop for the latest construction at the Raystown Dam offices of the Green Construction Com pany This concrete batch plant complete with an aggragate rescreenma unit will batch all the concrete to be used on the Raystown project The plant is part of a growing construction complex at the damsite where work is expected to continue throughout the winter The batch plant should begin operating by the end of this week Temperature About Same On 2nd Landing SPACE CENTER Houston temperature in the arid lunar Ocean of Storms was about the same today when Alan L Bean and Charles Pete Conrad landed as it was for Neil A Armstrong and Edwin E Buzz Aldrin in July Lunar temperatures are mea sured by surface heat and the figures today were the same because the sun angle was the same at the Ocean of Storms as it was three months ago in the Sea of Tranquillity when Apollo 11 set down But it will be warmer when Apollo 12 leaves the moon than it was for Apollo 11 because fContd on Page 13 Friends Family Mourn His Death B52s Hit Kennedy Rites Red To Be Thursday Near Camps Families Of Astronauts Applaud Lunar Landing HYAXMSPORT Mass UPI Family and friends gathered in quiet today to mourn the death of Joseph P Kennedy Messages of sorrow from both the great and small arrived at the large white house on Nantucket Sound The patriarch of the nations foremost political dynasty of the century father of a president and two senators Kennedy 81 died Tuesday after an eightyear struggle for life from the latest in a series of heart attacks The body of the former ambassador to Great Britain was returned to his home where family and friends Contd on Page 13 airy industry tre top income producer in tee county with Annual sales f milUn This Is the reason for the emphasis on this canicular aspect Ag ricultural industry during the banquet observance The sales of rncj animal pr ducts were second in the report at 51301 million Otter top In come producers were poultrv products SJ34 iilllon field crops S10000 and forest pro ducts 5157000 Any industry IT ing Ing in over mllllnannually Is Import ant to the economy of i c mty Cortd or Xixons Prosnram Given Approval HARRSBUHG aPO Dele gates to the 47th annual con vention of the Pennsylvania of Republican Women Tuesday adopted resolutions backing President Nixons pro gram for peace in Vietnam and plans to reduce crime porno grphy and polrJion The convention also elected Mrs George Thactk Cur wens to her third consecutive tern u president of coun cil NASSAU BAY pee yelled Jane Conrad jumping on the bed beside the television set whon her astro naut husband Pete reported early today he had landed the spacecraft Intrepid on the moon Sue Bean wife of the other astronaut on the moon module pilot Alan L Bean pounded her hands in applause along with the rest of the landing party of te in the living room of her 560000 home here Then she exulted Well we did it again all pulling together Outstanding It was great In he nearby home of Richard K Gordon Jr tho command module pilot who remained circling the moon in lonely orbit Ms wife Barbara warwhooped along with her visitors In the Conrad home where Jane said she felt just great it was like block party with neighbors and friends dropping by She watched television in her bedroom with her four sons her mother Mrs w O Dubose of Uvalde Tex the Rev Donald R Raish her pastor and astronaut Michael Collins Clay Bean 13 came down stairs about 10 minutes before the landing and positioned himself in front of tho television in the living room Mrs Bean sat on the floor in fContd on Page 5 2nd MEAT Cycle Opens In Bedford The second cycle of the Man power Employment Assistance and Training program sponsored by the TriCounty Community Action Agency got off to a great start in Bedford County on No vember 3 Mrs Jean Mayhue started the orientation day by introducing the nine new trainees seven from Bedford County one from Huntingdon County and one from Fulton County Helpful hints were given by Mrs Darlene Reynolds presi dent of the Bedford Pulton Hunt ingdon Future Manpower Secre taries Mrs Cora Martin vice president who is the ninth trainee and Miss Linda Krepps secretary Guests speakers were Elmer Hockenberry and Adam Mitchell president of the Trl County Board both of Mount Union Mrs Kathryn Brallier Bedford Coun ty community aide PaulKeteles director of Head Start Mrs Ruth GatesBroadToparearnem ber of the Trl County Board Robert Bailey president of tlie Contd on Page 3 Special Meet At Mount Union On Thursday A special meeting will be held in the auditorium of the Mount Union Area HlghSchoolonThurs day evening to discuss the reas sessment changes in Mifflin County A special invitation has been extended to property owners In the Mifflin County sections of the school district These Included the boroughs of Newton Hamil ton and Kistler and Wayne Town ship The Mount Union School Board will be represented at the meet ing along with the commis sioners office of Mlfflln Coun ty The session will get underway at pm SAIGON bombers finished up their heaviest overnight strikes in nearly a month today in an attempt to break the North Vietnamese stranglehold on two Green Beret camps along the Cambo dian border Ten armadas of the Stratofor tresses came in during the night to drop 18 million pounds of bombs on the doorsteps of the Du Prang and Due Lap outposts 112 and 130 miles northnortheast of Saigon The North Vietnamese kept up their sporadic shelling of Bu Prang this morning the 23rd successive day of such salvos No one was reported hurt and there was no fighting around the camp military spokesmen said Official US Command sour ces said battling in the border area and in the northern war zone pushed the number of Americans killed last week well above the 100 mark to the highest level in two months The official figures to be announced Thursday will show more than 3000 Viet Cong and North Vietnamese slain last week their heaviest toll in almost three months the sources said Even as the increased fight ing was reflected in the casualty reports headquarters announced that the final element of the 3rd Marine Division would bpgln leaving the war zone Thursday When these 2500 men are some to Okinawa some to the United the entire Contd on Page 10   

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